Online shopping is no longer new these days and a lot of people enjoy it. If you are someone who has no time to go out shopping or just want to explore online shopping Malaysia as a beginner, there are a few shopping tips you should know. This is to avoid you making common beginner mistakes and having a negative experience on your first attempt.
1. Research. Knowledge is key. List all the websites that seem credible and read product or service reviews from past customers. Attempting online shopping at scammed websites can be dangerous because they may drain your bank account. If you aren’t sure, talk to friends who are avid online shoppers.
2. Experiment. Focus on items you need to purchase because you don’t want to regret buying items you won’t use eventually. As a beginner, take it slow and do a test run. Buy an item or two and wait for it to arrive at your doorstep. If you like the service and products offered, you may continue shopping at the same place in future.
3. Ensure security. You should also make sure the website you are browsing has a lock sign in the top url browser before making any payment. This shows that your transactions are secure from identity theft or hackers. If there isn’t a lock sign on the browser, it is better not to shop at that particular website. It may seem a credible one but it is better to be safe than sorry.
Online shopping has saved me lots of time and inconvenience. With some wisdom (and self-control!) it can be a useful choice that benefits the entire family – because Mum doesn’t have to go to the shops anymore and can spend time with the people she loves!
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post by Zalora Malaysia.